My country tis of thee…sweet land of liberty….for everyone but me…
Guidance protecting trans employees disappeared over the Thanksgiving holiday.
Purging the identity from federal websites makes transgender people more vulnerable to discrimination. Here’s how you can help.
This is the latest example of a rise in government and public hostility toward the LGBTQ community in the world’s largest Muslim-majority country.
The New York Times (10/21/18) received access to a memo from the Trump administration calling for the Department of Health and Human Services to adopt a definition of sex founded on “a biological basis that is clear, grounded in science, objective and administrable.” The memo called for a definition that assumed a male/female sex binary, determined by the sex assigned to a person at birth based on genital appearance. Four days after this decision, the Department of Justice argued that it is legal to discriminate against transgender people in issues of employment.
The LGBTQ community needs to grapple with its history of ignoring its most vulnerable members
A “yes” vote means the law remains and transgender people will continue to be legally protected against discrimination in public places, including bathrooms. A “no” vote means the law is repealed and the legal protection is eliminated.